If the learning phenomenon applies to all human activity, why isn’t the effect noticeable in mass

production or high-volume assembly work?


. Under what circumstances might a manager prefer a learning rate of approximately 100 percent

(i.e., no “learning”)?


. What would a learning percentage of 120 percent imply?


 Explain how an increase in indirect labor cost can contribute to a decrease in direct labor cost

per unit.


. List the kinds of factors that create the learning effect